Has SDN Lived Up to the Hype?

Software defined networking has been a major influencer on data center/network planners and management teams for the past four years, but what sort of impact has it had on operations, efficiencies, strategies and business cases? Has it lived up to the hype, particularly for communications network operators? This webinar looks at the promise and reality of SDN, the technologies and business cases that are still in play in 2016 and what the future of the ‘programmable network’ holds.


  • Steve Saunders, Founder & CEO, Light Reading 
  • Russ White, Network Architect, Author, CCIE, CCDE, CCAr, LinkedIn 
  • Dr. Jim Metzler, Founder and Vice President at Ashton, Metzler & Associates 
  • Hayim Porat, CTO, ECI 
  • Adam Saenger, Vice President, Global Product Development & Management, Level 3 Communications 
  • Jacques Tardieux, Head of International Marketing, Connectivity Businesss Unit, Orange Business Services